ISBN 9789994450619
Pages 174
Dimensions 244 x 170 mm
Published 2017
Publisher Forum for Social Studies, Ethiopia
Format Paperback

Multiple Faces of Khat

by Asnake Kefale, Zerihun Mohammed

FSS, in collaboration with the Civil Society Support Programme I(CSSPI), designed and implemented a project on khat in Ethiopia. The project had three components: research, national conference and production of a documentary film. The research contained, two studies based on rigorous field research and using qualitative and quantitative data. The research reports, the socio-economic impacts of khat in Harar and Assossa,and the impact of khat trade on children’s education in Aweday and Wondo Genethave been published and disseminated to the stakeholders and the wider public. The papers, which are included in this book generally, deal with four thematic issues–production; marketing; consumption and issues relating to the regulation of khat.

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About the Author

Asnake Kefale

Asnake Kefale has a long teaching experience at Addis Ababa University. His teaching and research interests include: governance, conflict studies, development policies and foreign relations in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa sub-region region.